CATEGORY: Archaeology
Researchers Reconstruct Prehistoric Funeral of Female Shaman
July 8, 2016

Analysis of a 12,000-year-old grave in northern Israel revealed details about the elaborate funeral of a woman believed to be a female shaman. Read More

Historic Toilets Tell the Tale of Philadelphia’s Revolutionary History
July 7, 2016

Archaeologists working in historic Philadelphia discovered some 82,000 artifacts buried inside underground vaults once used as outhouses and preserved in layers of human waste. Read More

Unique Tomb Found in Denmark Contains Remains of Viking Power Couple
June 28, 2016

Archaeologists in southwest Denmark have discovered a tomb in a Viking burial ground containing the rare remains of a man and woman of high social status. Read More

Remains of Ancient Greek Naval Base Discovered Near Athens
June 22, 2016

A team of marine archaeologists has discovered the remains of a formidable ancient Greek naval base, estimated to be some 2,500 years old, off the coast of Athens. Read More

Archaeologists Discover Possible Homo Erectus Footprints in East Africa
June 17, 2016

Italian and Eritrean researchers have uncovered fossilized footprints they believe were left by the human ancestor Homo erectus some 800,000 years ago. Read More

Massive Structure Found Buried in Sands of Petra
June 16, 2016

Satellite imagery and drones have revealed an enormous man-made stone structure “hiding in plain sight” at the ancient city of Petra. Read More

Search Begins For Another King Possibly Buried Under a Parking Lot
June 15, 2016

Archaeologists are currently searching a parking lot and the area around a school in Reading, England, hoping to find the remains of the 12th-century ruler King Henry I. Read More

Lasers Reveal Medieval Cities in Cambodian Jungle
June 14, 2016

Archaeologists using airborne lasers have found evidence that vast medieval cities once surrounded Angkor Wat and other Cambodian temple complexes. Read More

Mutilated Remains Surface From 6,000-Year-Old French Massacre
June 8, 2016

French archaeologists have discovered the remains of 10 individuals brutally massacred some 6,000 years ago and buried together in an ancient pit in Alsace. Read More

Secret Tunnel May Reveal Long-lost Secrets of Ancient Mexican Civilization
May 20, 2016

Archaeologists in Mexico are exploring an underground tunnel, sealed for nearly 2,000 years, in the hopes of unlocking the mysteries of the ancient city of Teotihuacán. Read More